play-back

playback

[pley-bak]
noun
1.
the act of reproducing a sound or video recording, especially in order to check a recording that is newly made.
2.
(in a recording device) the apparatus used in producing playbacks.
3.
the recording so played, especially the first time it is heard or viewed after being recorded.
4.
the response to a suggestion, act, product, venture, etc.; feedback: The playback on the speech has been very favorable.

Origin:
1925–30; noun use of verb phrase play back

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playback (ˈpleɪˌbæk)
 
n
1.  the act or process of reproducing a recording, esp on magnetic tape
2.  the part of a tape recorder serving to reproduce or used for reproducing recorded material
3.  (modifier) of or relating to the reproduction of signals from a recording: the playback head of a tape recorder
 
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4.  to reproduce (recorded material) on (a magnetic tape) by means of a tape recorder

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